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EMG’s On Rewind taps into eSports to bring gamified video players to the OTT world

Euro Media Group (EMG) acquired a startup called On Rewind, the developer of a gamified video player, one year ago. Last weekend On Rewind’s technology was used for the first time at the Orange Vélodrome, the home stadium of Olympique de Marseille, during a match against Nîmes Olympique. On Rewind’s technology can be provided in two […]  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: Tata’s Brian Morris on connectivity, cloud services and virtualisation

Global digital infrastructure provider Tata Communications recently upgraded its sponsorship of SVG Europe to Platinum level. At NAB in Las Vegas we sat down with Brian Morris, vice president & general manager of global media and entertainment services, to discuss the company’s perception that digital technology innovation is driving a new era of growth for […]  More

Howzat? AE Graphics discusses its graphics work for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup

AE Graphics (AEG) has worked in cricket since 1996, where alongside the International Cricket Council (ICC) it provided graphics for the World Cup hosted in Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka. This year it is tasked with delivering the ICC Cricket World Cup England and Wales 2019, commencing on 30 May. The Cricket World Cup, along […]  More

OTT tech spend is rising and content owners must experiment now to reap the benefits

Sports operators worldwide are now spending 15% of their total budgets on over the top (OTT) broadcasting, meaning that by 2021 more than $6.8 billion will be invested in the OTT tech stack in North America alone, a new study has shown. According to a new report from Deltatre, demand for content has evolved beyond […]  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: Migration, momentum and growth with Imagine Communications

Glodina Connan-Lostanlen is senior vice president and general manager for the Americas for Imagine Communications’ playout & networking sales and services. She also leads the company’s marketing activities globally. At NAB SVG Europe sat down with Connan-Lostanlen to get an overview of key industry trends, sports production highlights and new technologies from Imagine Communications at […]  More

EBU calls on industry to adopt AMWA NMOS in ST 2110-based equipment

The EBU has published a position statement calling for accelerated adoption of NMOS – the AMWA Network Media Open Specifications – by equipment manufacturers and the wider industry. NMOS specifies protocols for unit discovery, registration and connection management in IP production environments based on the SMPTE ST-2110 standard. In a previously published specification, Tech 3371, the […]  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: Fry and McIntosh on new directions for Sony Sports Innovations

Sony Professional Solutions Europe recently upgraded its sponsorship of SVG Europe to Platinum, in order to cement its commitment to the sports broadcasting industry. The move follows the inauguration of a dedicated sports innovation division, and at the SVG Chairman’s Forum at Red Rock Casino on the eve of NAB we sat down with David […]  More

SportTech 2019: Copa90 added to speaker line-up for 22 May event

Copa90, the distributed media network, and self-proclaimed home of global football fan culture, will be the focus of a special session at SVG Europe’s SportTech 2019 conference at Lord’s (22 May). In conversation with SVG Editor Heather McLean, Copa90 chief product officer and general manager Barry Flannigan will discuss the origins of the channel and […]  More